School security officer graduation ceremony

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - It was a big Thursday night for some people right here in Knoxville.

23 men and women graduated from Knox County Schools Officer Training Academy.

A ceremony was held at South Doyle Middle School.

Superintendent Jim McIntyre and the county's chief of schools, Gus Paidousis, both helped welcome the newest members to the force.

The graduates are:

Mark Abbott

Katherine Ball

Linda Black

Charity Carrethers

Joseph Catalano

Anthony Clabo

Dustin Farmer

Joshua Hoskins

Reginald Jackson

Maurice Lovemore

James Manning

Michael McGrath

Gina Morgan

Joshua Ottinger

Steven Rahn

Kevin Ray

Cody Reyno

Zachary Risden

Caleb Scheafnocker

David Stills (Class President)

Martha Wood

Daniel Webb

Tim Wyrick